Department Manager - Nashville, NC
Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation's leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing. Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled in the housing industry and we believe it begins with a World Class Team Member Experience.
From entry-level to more experienced positions, we're actively recruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. We then equip you for success, whether you're in the office, in the field, or on the floor. As a member of our team you'll enjoy excellent benefits, opportunities for growth, and an encouraging culture that supports work / life balance.
The Home Building Group is actively searching for a Department Manager to join the team at our Nashville, NC facility.
The Department Manager will COACH and MANAGE the activities of assigned production departments and team members with focus on the responsibilities described below. The Department Manager is part of the production leadership and is expected to support plant-specific programs as well as programs initiated by our home office.
Safety. Enforce Clayton's safety culture by adhering to and enforcing the following:
Department-specific safety/hazard/risk prevention
Lock-out / tag-out
Participate in Safety training meetings as requested for continuous education on new guidelines
Conduct routine tool and equipment safety inspection as required
Communication. Consider each team member opportunities and strengths.
Provide fair and objective performance coaching
Foster an environment of praise and celebration of victories
Support team member experience programs, trainings, and events
Own new team member experience considering retention and training
Ensures that the Communication Center are used during the morning huddles.
Coach, correct and counsel team members. Utilize the progressive discipline documentation system appropriately.
Perform team member evaluations.
Read and check off orders as built
Ensure traveler is signed correctly
Enforce Gateway Program. All defects must be addressed in station.
Ensure defects are corrected by the root Team Member to teach & eliminate repeat occurrences
Conduct routine material inspections to avoid shortages and building defects into the home
Participate in Quality training opportunities as requested for continuous education
Read all orders and review prints plan and prepare your team for successful runs the day before
Empower team members by delegating strength-based tasks. Teach and Coach; don't do the work.
Procures training and re-training for team members.
Ensures that line rolls are met, consistently.
Promote a spirit of teamwork within and across departments.
Participate in the inventory process.
Ensure clean department(s) before, during and after work using 5 min clean-ups.
Involvement in ISO14001 initiatives (recycling program)
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:
Demonstrate continuous willingness to learn, grow, and gain understanding as a leader in our organization
Demonstrate effective motivation skills and techniques to encourage team to meet performance objectives
Demonstrate honesty in all situations to cultivate an environment of trust
Demonstrate fairness in all decisions and when holding team members accountable
Understands prints, reads orders, and prepares team for production run in advance to ensure production goals are met
Be willing to see the big picture and not just the areas of assigned responsibility
Education and Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required
BS/BA in management or related, preferred
Two to 5 years of experience managing team members
Homebuilding industry experience, preferred
Manufacturing experience, preferred
Language Skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as policies, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of peers or team members.
Mathematical Skills. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Rules and Regulation. All team members must adhere to all safety rules and regulations required by local, State and Federal authorities, wear the appropriate personal protective equipment necessary to perform the job in a safe manner and will follow all safety rules per the Company's Safety Policy.
Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that a team member will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job, but frequent visits to our production plant will happen, requiring personal protective equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate (office) to loud (production plant).
1001 EASTERN AVE
NASHVILLE, North Carolina, 27856